Serengeti is the foremost safari park on this planet. The abundance of game here is mind boggling even for the most seasoned of safari goers. However what is also mind boggling about Serengeti is the presence of a variety of wild stays, which while being different from one another, pamper your senses to no end. Most of these blend very well with their natural surroundings.
Singita Sabora tented camp
This 5-star hotel is in Grumeti and is one of the most opulent and romantic camps in Africa. Sitting in the western corridor of Serengeti, the hotel treats you to the vast plains of the African landscape. Singita Sabora has a 140,000-hectare private reserve teeming with wildlife. Its plush rooms are lined with silks, Persian carpets, handmade campaign furniture, chandeliers, and travel chests. The hotel has all modern amenities like round-the-clock Wi-Fi and gymnasium. It offers guided walking tours and 4×4 safaris, where you can spot predators like Lion, Cheetah, and Hyena, and unique species like Sable Antelope and Patas Monkey.
Melia Serengeti Lodge
With facilities like an infinity pool, private terrace, coffee and tea facilities, and minibar, this magnificent lodge combines luxury and modernity with the authentic African experience. The lodge is situated in Nyamuna Hills and overlooks the Mbalageti Valley, providing picturesque views to the guests. This is the only property for miles and clings to the crest of a hill. Because of its location, guests are treated to views of elephant herds and other majestic animals. Lions and other big cats venture near the hotel pool and even take a dip once in a while. Apart from the outdoor pool, spa, and gym, guests can also participate in game drives, off-road routes, and hot-air ballooning.
Four Seasons Safari Lodge
Nestled in the acacia woodland of Serengeti and overlooking the south-western plains, the Four Seasons Safari Lodge boasts panoramic views of the sprawling landscape. With 77 luxurious guest rooms, an elegant spa, and an infinity pool, the lodge provides the ultimate Safari experience. Guests can spot an array of animals like elephants, zebras, wildebeest, lion, and cheetah, right from their private balconies. The lodge is famous for its diverse cuisine and brilliant service. You can indulge in the pan-African cuisine prepared in the hotel’s kitchens, interact with locals, and enjoy a night of Masai dancing. Apart from all the modern amenities, the lodge also has a wine cellar where guests can try out various international and local wines.
For a luxurious experience where you’re treated like royalty, look no further than the Mbalageti Serengeti camp. The rooms are immense and equipped with a dining table, Jacuzzi, and a private balcony. The courteous staff takes care of all your needs to ensure an amazing experience. Lying off the beaten track, this camp offers spectacular views of wild Africa. Apart from providing walking safaris and 4×4 drives, the lodge also organizes bush dinners that are an incredible experience.
Singita Sasakwa Lodge is set on a private reserve and accommodates 34 guests. It offers unmatched seclusion and luxury in the African landscape. Sitting atop a hill, this lodge offers spectacular views of the grasslands. Guests get the ultimate vantage to view the hundreds of thousands of wildebeest, gazelle, and zebra as they make their perilous migratory journey. With grand living spaces littered with antiques, silver, and old books, the lodge feels like a colonial home draped in luxury. The lodge isn’t lacking in modern amenities either; a TV room, infinity pool, spa, and tennis court in the lodge premises keep the guests busy. The lodge offers succulent dishes and the chefs are happy to cater to the guests’ palettes.
Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
The lodge is situated near Grumeti River, on a ridge surrounded by acacia trees with sparkling streams meandering in the vicinity. Serengeti Serena is inspired by the rich African culture and you can spot the indigenous craft and design throughout the lodge. The property has 66 rooms, all equipped with modern amenities. Rooms have wireless internet, flat-screen TVs, room service, and concierge service. There is a beautiful ‘vanishing horizon’ pool towards the edge of the ridge and it looks out over the sprawling plains of Serengeti. Its unique location means that guests can spot many animals, from the Big 5 to other herbivores. The Great Migration is also visible from the lodge.
Grumeti Migration Camp
This luxury tented camp, situated in the Grumeti Wildlife Reserve, has twenty private on-suite tented camps. The camp has a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar. Apart from being equipped with all modern amenities, the camp offers several activities, like night and day game drives, open-sided vehicle tours, sundowners, and heritage tours. During the Great Migration, guests can view the journey of the wildebeest right from the terrace of this camp. Located at a remote location, the camp offers unobstructed views of the vast landscape and makes spotting wildlife easy and fun.
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